Farmers in New South Wales hope the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Olga will keep heading south, bringing rain.
The ABC reports some graziers in the far north-west of the state are battling years of drought.
While rivers in the northern Murray-Darling catchment are running again, their flow is only a moderate so far and follow-up rain is still needed.
The ABC reports it has been 10 years since the last major flood hit north-western New South Wales, but rivers are running again after recent rain in Queensland.
Bourke Mayor Andrew Lewis says farmers will be able to finish their summer crop and have a winter crop as well after years of heartache.